News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Lockdown: Response to WC SANTACO allegations

27 March 2020

I am very disappointed and taken aback by blatant lies and dishonesty from SANTACO Western Cape Chairperson, Nazeem Abduraman during his interview with Heart FM last night. I need to set the record straight and correct some factual inaccuracies told... Read More

COVID-19: Minister Madikizela to launch taxi sanitization

21 March 2020

As a prevention measure and to protect commuters from the spread of the Coronavirus, Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will visit Cape Town and George tomorrow, Monday 23 March 2020 to imp Read More

COVID-19: Transport entities comply with safety measures

19 March 2020

After the President’s pronouncement and a decision by Transport MINMEC, it was critical that all of us play our part in limiting the spread of the Coronavirus. The transport industry will be the hardest hit by COVID-19 if we don’t do something to... Read More

Closure of Gene Louw Traffic College until further notice

18 March 2020

The Road Traffic Management Corporation has issued a directive that all Traffic Training Colleges be temporarily closed with immediate effect until further notice, this includes Gene Louw Traffic College, subse Read More

COVID-19: Minister Madikizela to assess public transport state of readiness

17 March 2020

The Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela will tomorrow, Wednesday 18 March 2020, visit the Cape Town Bus Terminus and the Cape Town International Airport to assess the state of public trans Read More

WC reverts to blood testing amidst COVID-19 containment effort

16 March 2020

The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works has suspended Evidentiary Alcohol Breath Testing as i Read More

Stop/go on DR1583 in Reebokstene

16 March 2020

Power Construction is currently finishing the seal surfacing on the left hand lane of the DR1578 down the hill between Reebokstene and the Sandhoogte intersection near the sewage works. The vehicles will start driving on the newly sealed left hand... Read More

Joy as Ou Tuin beneficiaries get their land back

13 March 2020

I was emotional while officially handing over final documentation of ownership to the Ou Tuin claimants  in Paarl yesterday (12 March 2020). Read More

Update: Paarl taxi violence

11 March 2020

Media Release by Bonginkosi Madikizela Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Over the last two months, the conflict between rival taxi associations in the Mbekweni, Paarl area, cost the lives of seven operators and drivers. Read More

Minister Madikizela to hand over land to Ou Tuin Community in Drakenstein

11 March 2020

Tomorrow, Thursday 12 March 2020, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela will officially hand over Erf 14407 to the Ou Tuin Community in Paarl, in the Drakenstein Municipal area. Read More

Two new junior traffic training centres for the Garden Route

10 March 2020

The Road Safety Management component of the Department of Transport and Public Works recently launched junior traffic training centres (JTTCs) at Formosa Primary School in Plettenberg Bay and Thembalethu Primary School in Georg Read More

Minister Madikizela welcomes PRASA’s Central Line Recovery Plan

5 March 2020

I welcome the Central Line Service Recovery Plan outlined by PRASA Administrator, Mr Bongisizwe Mpondo this morning. Read More

New Junior Traffic Training Centre at Steynville Primary School in Piketberg

2 March 2020

“With this Junior Traffic Training Centre, we aim to prevent further injuries to our children. We aim to educate primary school learners and toddlers how to walk safely to school and back. Read More

Let's all take personal responsibility for making our roads safer

2 March 2020

In March and in every other month of the year, traffic and road safety officers of the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) will be hard at work making our roads safer. Read More

Junior Traffic Training Centre to teach Simondium learners better road safety

27 February 2020

“With this Junior Traffic Training Centre (JTTC), we aim to reduce the risk of road crashes like the one in March last year which claimed the life of an eight-year old learner of this school.” Read More

Transport Ministers visit Paarl in bid to resolve ongoing taxi violence

26 February 2020

Tomorrow, Thursday 27 February 2020, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela together with Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula will visit Mbekweni in Paarl in a bid to resolve the ongoing taxi Read More

SOPA Debate Speech by Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela

21 February 2020

State of the Province Address (SOPA) Debate Speech by Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Mr Speaker Mr Premier Leader of the official opposition Cabinet colleagues Members of the House Read More

New Philippi High School has been completed

15 February 2020

The Department of Transport and Public Works designed and built the new Philippi High School for the Western Cape Education Department. Read More

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